Western and Indian views of science and technology Introduction; Francis Bacon: the first philosopher of modern science; The Indian tradition in science and technology: an overview.
Introduction; Ancient Indian medicine: towards an unbiased perspective; Indian approach to logic; The methodology of Indian mathematics; Revision of the traditional Indian planetary model by Nilakantha Somasutvan in circa 1500 AD.
Science and technology under the British rule
Introduction; Indian agriculture before modernization; The story of modern forestry in India; The building of New Delhi
Science and technology in Independent India
Introduction; An assessment of traditional and modern energy resources; Green revolution: a historical perspective; Impact of modernisation on milk and oilseeds economy; Planning without the spirit and the determination.
Building upon the Indian tradition
Introduction; Regeneration of Indian national resources; Annamahatmyam and Annam Bahu Kurvita: recollecting the classical Indian discipline of growing and sharing food in plenty and regeneration of Indian agriculture to ensure food for all in plenty.